The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 106 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 3 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.67% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.70% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Median daily rate £388 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £404 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1747 1570 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.74% 95.32% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 820 674
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 63
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Replication
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) NHS
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.00%) Clustering
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
11 2 (10.00%) Finance

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (5.00%) MS Access
9 1 (5.00%) MySQL
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) NHS
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle